Pedestrian crash in Hampton leaves woman dead

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Posted at 5:52 PM, Dec 17, 2020

HAMPTON, Va. - A woman has died after a crash in the 2700 block of W. Mercury Boulevard Thursday afternoon.

The call for a fatal pedestrian crash came in at 4:47 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 59-year-old woman in the roadway. She was pronounced dead on scene.

According to police, the woman was attempting to cross the street when she was hit by a vehicle. The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Officers are currently on scene. Two westbound lanes of W. Mercury Boulevard are currently shut down while police investigate.

The woman's identity will be withheld until next of kin has been notified.

There is no further information.

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